Information

Richmond Volleyball Club is proud to host this “stay and play” annual event for girls’ USA Volleyball teams on Memorial Day weekend.

GENERAL INFO

The South Atlantic Championships is a three day event played over the Memorial Day weekend.  The event will be hosted at the Greater Richmond Convention Center (GRCC) and the Richmond Volleyball Club -North (RVC North)

ADMISSION

For RVC Non-Members: There is an admission charge of $25 for the event or $15 per day, if purchasing at the door.  You may purchase wristbands in advance through SportWrench for $22.50.  The link is below:

Advanced Guest Registration

Discounted wristbands are available for RVC members.  To purchase these, please visit RVC North during office hours (M-Th 10-6, F 10-4). These must be purchased in advance.

AUDITIONS

We will be holding auditions for the singing of the National Anthem for the 2017 Boys’ East Coast Championship/girls’ South Atlantic Championship. Auditions will be held from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Friday, May 26th, in the Greater Richmond Convention Center at the Championship tournament desk.

We have 5 performing time slots available for the Greater Richmond Convention Center and 5 performing time slots available for the RVC facility. Preference is given to team members but the audition is open to anyone. Single person, duet, or groups are welcome.

If you are unable to audition Friday evening, you may send a video or YouTube link of a recent performance of the National Anthem (within the last year) no later than THURSDAY, May 25th. If sending a video or link please include the audition form with as much information that is known at the time of submission (playing venue, am/pm wave etc…) to Skip Weston.

PLEASE NOTE: We will be contacting those selected to perform Saturday morning, between 10 pm and 10:30 pm Friday night. Please include a phone number of someone who is available to receive phone calls late Friday night for confirmation. All other selections will be notified Saturday morning.

AWARDS

For the top two teams in the Gold Division, the South Atlantic Championships are pleased to present team and individual awards for the 12 – 18 year old age groups. There will be individual awards for the top team in all other divisions.

TEAM CHECK-IN

Will be held Friday, May 26 from 5:00pm – 10:30pm in the GRCC.  Please enter the convention from the corner of 3rd and Marshall Sts.  On Saturday, May 27 teams can check-in at the GRCC or RVC North from 7:00am until 11:00am.

COACHES’ MEETING

There is not a scheduled meeting.  Any necessary information will be given at team check-in.

FACILITY RULES

Please read the rules enforced by the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Please read the rules enforced by the Richmond Volleyball Club.

FORMAT

The South Atlantic Championships is a three day event played over the Memorial Day weekend with all matches being played the best two-out-of-three games to 25 with a 15 point third game. Single three team pools (no crossover matches) will play three 25 point games.

Play for the 13’s, 14’s, some 16’s, 17’s, and 18’s will begin at 8:00 am on Saturday. The tournament will conclude with a single elimination bracket on Monday.

Play for the 12’s,15’s and some 16’s will begin at 3:00 pm on Saturday. The tournament will conclude with a single elimination bracket on Monday.

Matches will be played at the Greater Richmond Convention Center or the Richmond Volleyball Club.